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manager on how they view amtrak's work with california and cal trans. they are concerned with changes to state support services program, section 209 of the passenger rail investment and improvement act, the priia. that forces the state of california to pay $20 million that are going to be taken out of that budget for them. it runs along the border of my area which is the alameda corridor east which is a train transportation that brings in to the rest of the nation. we are watching the reorganization of amtrak, making sure it doesn't hinder any state partnerships. these are critical because they are the ones who will in the end work with the local communities to ensure that we get more people to utilize it. we are pleased that the reorg has created an executive level position of general manager. i look forward to meeting that individual and working with him. it's a very positive step and the states provide 50% of the revenues to amtrak. we must have a senior amtrak level position to work with state on their programs. and this is especially important, section 209 of priia negatively imp
is to extend the mid cal class tax cut. it's almost half of the impact on our g.d.p. the upper income is onen tenth of one% in terms of economic impact. 1/10 of 1%. it's a question of listening to the american people. >> i would like to close by saying a lot has been said about what will happen if we go over the cliff. let's think about what will happen if we don't and the confidence that the market cease and the confidence that consumers will have further creating jobs. the confidence that they have that we can get a job done here, that's really important. but it's about job creation and growth that is so important. a job is the best answer to most every challenge that a family has. it is also a great way to relieve the federal budget of some of the social services that are necessary. and more important than that, it's the dignity of work and rewarding it and the fairness that the tax code that this is taking us to the clinton tax rates. others can speak to what it was under reagan and the rest of that. but the clinton tax rates which enabled the private sector to create more than 28 million
to understand that -- and i'll speak slowly so all the lib cals out there understand. when the next congress is gaveled in, two-thirds of our income is fixed and stunted. republicans are asking for a reduction in government spending. there has never been a liberal progressive a democrat that can find any issue, especially social issues that need to be cut back. it's just not in their genes. that's how we established $16 trillion in debt. of course you can include george bush and his compassion nate conservativism which gave us a true trillion dollars, and then of course we have the president whose george bush on steroids when it comes to spending. now the problem overall is unless this country comes to grips with the fact that we can't afford all these social issues at the level that we're spending, this country is not going to go down the cliff, they're going to go down the drain. host: that was howard in california. danny says the reason we have a spending problem is because the rich investor class has created a low wage for free trade. host: here are some tweets we've been receiving on th
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